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La Celestina (1996)

92 min | Drama

The young nobleman Calisto falls in love with Melibea, the daughter of a rich merchant. Calisto's servant Sempronio suggests they get the sorceress Celestina to further the romance. However Calisto's other servant Parmeno is suspicious of ...See moreThe young nobleman Calisto falls in love with Melibea, the daughter of a rich merchant. Calisto's servant Sempronio suggests they get the sorceress Celestina to further the romance. However Calisto's other servant Parmeno is suspicious of Celestina, as he knows about her tricks. After Celestina convinces Melibea of Calisto's love and arranges a brief clandestine meeting between them, Calisto gives Celestina a valuable chain of gold. Both servants are not satisfied with the whores supplied by Celestina and demand more from her, thus setting off a dramatic sequence of events. Written by Will Gilbert See less
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Writers
Fernando de Rojas (novel) | Rafael Azcona (adaptation) (screenplay) | Gerardo Vera (adaptation) | Francisco Rico (additional dialogue)
Producer
Andrés Vicente Gómez (as Andres Vicente Gomez)
Cinematographer
José Luis López-Linares (as Jose Luis Lopez-Linares)
Production Designer
Ana Alvargonzález (as Ana Alvargonzalez)
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ESP 250,000,000
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Release date
Nov 8, 1996 (Spain)

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Penélope Cruz
Melibea (as Penelope Cruz) Melibea (as Penelope Cruz)   See fewer
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Terele Pávez
Celestina (as Terele Pavez) Celestina (as Terele Pavez)   See fewer
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Juan Diego Botto
Calisto Calisto   See fewer
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Maribel Verdú
Areusa (as Maribel Verdu) Areusa (as Maribel Verdu)   See fewer
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Jordi Mollà
Pármeno (as Jordi Molla) Pármeno (as Jordi Molla)   See fewer
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Nancho Novo
Sempronio Sempronio   See fewer
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Nathalie Seseña
Lucrecia Lucrecia   See fewer
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Candela Peña
Elicia Elicia   See fewer
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Anna Lizaran
Alisa (as Ana Lizaran) Alisa (as Ana Lizaran)   See fewer
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Sergio Villanueva
Tristán Tristán   See fewer
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Ángel de Andrés López
Centurio (as Angel de Andres Lopez) Centurio (as Angel de Andres Lopez)   See fewer
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Lluís Homar
Pleberio (as Lluis Homar) Pleberio (as Lluis Homar)   See fewer
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Ana Risueño
Poncia Poncia   See fewer
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Rodrigo García
Crito (as Rodrigo Garcia) Crito (as Rodrigo Garcia)   See fewer
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Amparo Gómez Ramos
Ana (as Amparo Gomez Ramos) Ana (as Amparo Gomez Ramos)   See fewer
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Joaquín Notario
Verdugo (as Joaquin Notario) Verdugo (as Joaquin Notario)   See fewer
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José Coromina
Traso (as Jose Coromina) Traso (as Jose Coromina)   See fewer
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Aquilino Gamazo
Patibulario Patibulario   See fewer
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Igor Otaegui
Patibulario Patibulario   See fewer
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5.2 / 10 | 643 votes